The popularity rating of ftw explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25515 watchers and 10037 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68726329 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for ftw over at jordansissel/ruby-ftw has got 24 watchers and 13 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.12 Now, the gem ftw has got 294755 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for ftw
0.12 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.12%
100.00 top score
294755 total downloads * 100% = 0.43%
68726329 top score
The average of those two values results in the score:


So, assuming everyone is using the most popular projects,
roughly one out of 100 Rubyists use ftw

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